Manufacturing Manager

  • Manna Drone Delivery
  • Moate, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 23/09/2021
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Manna Drone Delivery is sourcing a Manufacturing Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will have 5+ years of experience, working within a manufacturing facility with the ability to lead all aspects of manufacturing processes, people, quality, and on-time delivery of key products and projects.


Role Purpose

The Manufacturing Manager will provide leadership, coordination of manufacturing, supply chain, and quality control to ensure Manna is operating to best-in-class standards and delivering quality products most efficiently.

 Key responsibilities of the role

  • Direct the company's manufacturing activities to ensure maximum effectiveness is obtained for the production of quality products within specified time and budgetary guidelines, bearing in mind the over-arching safety requirements


  •  Implement processes and drive effectiveness to ensure all products meet or exceed operational quality standards and required delivery schedules are met.


  • Directs manufacturing engineering efforts to ensure company facilities and equipment are adequately designed, built, and maintained. Likewise, create strategies to reduce labor costs, reduce wastage, and ensure a product free of defects.


  • Drives continuous improvement activities and successfully enables scalability to achieve our goals of meeting quality, cost, and delivery objectives.


  • Develop and provide suppliers with forecasts that achieve reasonable predictability of future requirements to enable suppliers to operate efficient production processes and enable informed procurement and production capacity decisions.


  • Proactively work's with management, operations, and engineering (development and QA) teams to provide hardware development solutions and manufacturing engineering support


  • Management:– All aspects of management of team (Resourcing; Performance Management; Motivation & Engagement); Recruitment; Training; Compiling and monitoring departmental budgets; Department communication and interactions with rest of organization; Documentation (build instructions; BoM, Checklists) 


Experience & Qualifications


  • Engineering background with a minimum of 5 years experience in volume manufacturing of hi-tech products

  • Fluent in English (written & verbal)

  • Experience leading teams in lean processes and methodology

  • Operational Excellence proficiency and ability to drive continuous improvement

  • Financial/budgeting knowledge and business acumen.